• Sprint loses postpaid phone accounts in fiscal Q2, but still ends up with a net profit

    15 days ago - By Phone Arena

    While its prospective merger partner T-Mobile continues to lead the industry in postpaid phone net additions, Sprint is having trouble holding on to its customers in this category. This morning, the nation's fourth largest carrier reported that 34,000 postpaid phone customers dropped the company during the company's fiscal second quarter, which ended in September. Overall, it still added 95,000 net new retail customers and reported net gains in the number of postpaid subscribers for the fifth consecutive quarter.
    Sprint says that excluding the $173 million effect of ...
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  • The probability for a T-Mobile merger with Sprint has risen greatly, FCC checks reveal

    The probability for a T-Mobile merger with Sprint has risen greatly, FCC checks reveal

    15 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is currently on the docket, as the FCC froze its self-imposed deadline to comment on the deal, in order to obtain some more data from the two carriers.
    The offshoots like Boost, MetroPCS and Virgin, however, are already feeling safe for the future, as T-Mobile execs confirmed that the pre-paid crowd will continue to exist in its current form even after the merger. With so many companies endorsing the deal and writing heartbreaking letters to the FCC how it would actually boost competition, improve rural coverage, and ...
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